Going to the Big(ger) Dance: Cavs-Magic, Behind the Box Score

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A huge fourth quarter from Tristan Thompson helped propel the Cavs over the Victor Oladipo and the Orlando Magic. LeBron James had a near triple-double.

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Cavs trade Joe Harris to Orlando for future draft pick

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It’s been fun, Joe Harris. Good luck in Orlando.

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Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic: Behind the Box Score

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Cleveland Cavaliers (43-25) 123 Orlando Magic (21-47) 108 Box Score What would Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers encore be following an instant classic in San Antonio over the Spurs on Thursday? The Cavaliers were rewarded with two days off in the Florida sunshine after Thursday’s well-earned victory, as Northeast Ohio slowly unthaws from its

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Channing Frye to sign four-year $32 million deal with Orlando

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And another free agent announces their decision: Channing Frye will soon sign a higher-than-expected four-year $32 million deal with the Orlando Magic. The 31-year-old big man sharpshooter had a phenomenal comeback season for the Phoenix Suns last year. After missing all of 2012-13, he averaged 28.2 minutes in starting every single game for the surprise

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NBA Draft Rumors: Cavs shopping Orlando’s draft picks?

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With the NBA Draft less than 24 hours away, the Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly hitting the phones with ferocity in attempt to gauge value within the trade market. The latest comes from ESPN.com’s Chad Ford who says that the Cavs have been shopping Orlando’s draft picks—picks 4 and 12—in attempt to see what players they

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With Johnny Manziel, Things Will Be Different. Right?

In the fleeting moments after LeBron James launched a miraculous 3-pointer at the buzzer from what was about Ashtabula to defeat the Orlando Magic in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Finals matchup in 2009, I had a thought. It was hard to decipher over the jubilant swearing, the man-on-man hugging and the overall ecstasy

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Kyrie Irving mastering the art of “The Return”

It was just three years ago, almost to the week back in 2011, when an 18-year-old Kyrie Irving took to the basketball floor for the first time in what was a three-month span. Having sustained multiple torn ligament in his right big toe, Irving, one of the college game’s most heralded prospects, rejoined his team

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Cavs Earn Second Road Win of the Season, Top Orlando 109-100


I had really low expectations heading into Friday’s game. I couldn’t help it. The Cavs (9-13) entered the evening just 1-10 on the road and man, have they had some stinkers. They haven’t had the greatest track record of getting up for… less than stellar competition. They were blown out by the Hawks, they were

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Everything you need to know about new Cavs forward Earl Clark

When Earl Clark was the the No. 14 pick in the 2009 draft, he probably never expected to be in this position four years later. But here he is now, a 25-year-old with the opportunity to provide depth and length to the young Cleveland Cavaliers. Cavs general manager Chris Grant still has more work to

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While We’re Waiting… Keith Dambrot’s sensational story

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While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. This was a great story. Another little-known fact in Keith Dambrot’s amazing journey? He coached my brothers’ Jewish Community Center CYO team in the

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Box Score: Cavaliers 118, Magic 94

Goodness gracious, Cavs fans, this was a fun one. The good guys outscored the Magic 67-43 in the second half en route to a dominant victory Saturday night in Orlando, the team’s second largest win in the post-LeBron era (27 points vs. Bobcats on Feb. 6). The tremendous road win also represents a complete turnaround

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Three in a row! Cavs beat Magic 119-108

What? The Cavs have another three game win streak? Two in one season? A guy could get used to these things. Kyrie Irving led Cleveland with 24 points (along with eight assists and six boards) and Marreese Speights and Wayne Ellington came off the bench to score 18 and 14, respectively, and the Cavaliers beat the Orlando

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The Boots: C.J. Miles, Andrew Bynum Trade, Backup Quarterbacks, Preseason Browns Injuries

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As I’ve been doing for years, The Boots are my way to assign Boot Up or Boot Downs to various items in the sports world. As a reminder, I got the nickname “Boot” from my older brothers when I was young, and thus, I continue to use this segment as my personal sports writing payback.

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NBA Trade Rumor: Cavs Discussing Trade to Land Andrew Bynum in Magic-Lakers Deal

HoopsWorld’s Alex Kennedy dropped a bombshell on Twitter about an hour ago with this nugget of information: Three-team deal may send Dwight Howard to Lakers, Andrew Bynum to Cavs and picks/prospects/cap relief to Magic. Still trying to get details. — Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) July 14, 2012 Kennedy later expanded on that initial tease, posting an

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NBA Trade Rumors: Marshon Brooks Could be Included in Deal with Nets

With the Cleveland Cavaliers rumored to be the third team in a deal which would help the Brooklyn Nets land center Dwight Howard, latest reports say that the deal could hinge on the Cavs also acquiring second-year swingman Marshon Brooks. With the Orlando Magic unwilling to take on power forward Kris Humphries, the Cleveland Cavaliers

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Windhorst: LeBron might have stayed if Mike Brown had been fired after 2009

I know it is old news. I also know that I am pulling a salacious quote from over an hour of audio that Brian Windhorst did with Jason Whitlock on his podcast. Still, it is very interesting for Cavs fans to consider that the Cavs might have been better off keeping their superstar player if

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Box Score: Magic 102, Cavaliers 94

The Cavs dropped their second straight game on Friday night, falling to the Orlando Magic at the new Amway Center. Dwight Howard controlled the paint for Orlando, grabbing 16 rebounds while adding 19 points. Anderson Varejao, who’s been brilliant of late, tried to match the franchise center with 12 points and 15 rebounds of his

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Cavs/Magic Preview: Can Kyrie Irving add Dwight Howard to his list of victims?

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Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving has been carving up opposing big men as if he arrives to Quicken Loans Arena along side a giant blue ox.  A spin-move off of Al Jefferson, a cross-over of Marcin Gortat and a high-pick split of the Boston Celtics defense which featured a 6-foot-8-inch Brandon Bass are moves that

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Magic Thump Cavs (Again), More Lineup Changes Coming

Alright, Cavs fans… Tell me if you think this sounds familiar: ” That was the bottom line and we have to find a way to [play hard] for 48 minutes. […] “The biggest thing is always, from a coach’s standpoint, that the one serious thing that I have control over is minutes. If guys are not

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Baron Davis Settling in as the Cavs’ “Fifth Assistant Coach”

The trade that brought Baron Davis to Cleveland was deemed logic-defying by some, but the man that many consider to be an overweight, unmotivated malcontent has done nothing but make the Cavalier coaching staff continue to heap praise his way. Though he is questionable with back spasms that likely occured from playing too soon after

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